Resource A-Z

A Sailor's Life Key Stage 1 -A learning resource for KS1 designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson’s Navy through music, history and literacy

A Sailor's Life Key Stage 2 -A learning resource for KS2 designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson's Navy through music, history and literacy

A Selection of Hand Holds for Social Folk Dancing -a brief, visual overview of some hand holds used for certain figures in social folk dance

A Set of Rapper Dancing Tunes for Brass Band - Oatlands House -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for for brass band

A Set of Rapper Dancing Tunes for Brass Band - Tekely -A traditional jig, arranged for brass band

A Set of Rapper Dancing Tunes for Key Stage 2 Instruments - A Dance for 1811 -A traditional jig arranged for KS2 musicians

A Set of Rapper Dancing Tunes for Key Stage 2 Instruments - Yorkshire Tune -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for KS2 musicians

Abroad for Pleasure -A popular chorus song

An Acre of Land: Key Stages 1 and 2 -A suite of resources to help use this song across the curriculum

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Dance -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Drama -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Music -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide: British Folk Customs From Plough Monday to Hocktide -Beginners’ Guide

Black Sailors and Sea Shanties -Explore the influence of black sailors on sea shanties

Bristol Folk Songs Pack -Resource pack of selected songs for Key Stages 1 and 2

British Folk Customs: May Day -Beginners’ Guide

Brother Tradesmen -A folk song arranged in four parts (SATB)

Bury Singing Day Pack -A resource pack containing information and songs

Buttered Peas/Butter’d Pease -A folk tune often used for country dancing

Cambridgeshire Children's Games - A resource pack of childrens songs and games

Ceilidh Band Project -A learning resource for KS3+ which provides an opportunity for children to learn ceilidh tunes and the dances that go with them

Cheerful Arn -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

Coal Mining with Folk Arts and Poetry -"A resource pack with information, songs and poetry"

Collier Lads - choral arrangement -A choral arrangement

Contemporary Folk Dance Fusion -A resource for dance teachers and artists (Key Stage 5)

Country Gardens -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Creating a New Song Cycle from Traditional Songs -A resource pack with material used and developed for creative music making

Creative Folk Dance for Primary Schools -A resource pack containing simple dances

Down The Wagon Way -An orchestral arrangement of a folk tune

Essex Folk Song Discovery -The arrangements of eleven folk songs collected from Essex

Essex Folk Song Discovery: Coastal Songs - The arrangements of nineteen folk songs collected from Essex

False Lamkin: teaching notes for Key Stages 2 and 3 -Background notes on a dramatic ballad (Key Stages 2 and 3)

Folk and Traditional Music to accompany a performance by National Youth Folk Ensemble and Leveret -Accompaniment to a performance in 2019

Folk Chorus Songs Selection -A resource pack containing folk chorus songs

Folk in the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum for Music -how folk and traditional music can help teachers

Folk in the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum for Music -how folk and traditional music can help teachers

Folk in the Key Stage 3 National Curriculum for Music -how folk and traditional music can help teachers

Folk Music Starting Points - a step-by-step learning journey to demystify folk music

Folk Music: A resource for creative music-making (Key Stage 3 and 4) - A resource pack exploring folk songs and tunes

Folk Song Collectors from the early 20th century -Beginners’ Guide

Folk Songs in the Model Music Curriculum -selected resources for use by teachers with the pupils in schools

Here We Come A-Wassailing -A folk song arrangement for wind band and choir

Herrings and Hops -a video resource for SEND settings

I Love English Folk Dance -A short film demonstrating the diversity and vitality of English folk dance

In Our Own Words: exploring coal mining through folk song -Folk songs and activities for use in schools

Introduction to playing folk music: working with intermediate and advanced players new to folk music -Advice, exercises and tunes for teaching folk music to musicians unfamiliar with the idiom

Learning by Ear -a training module created by Orchestras for All with EFDSS

London Lights -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Lovely Nancy -A folk song arrangement in two parts

Make a Morris Dancer's Hat -A creative paper craft resource

Mariners of England -A folk song arrangement for school choir (SATB)

Morris Contemporary Dance -"A resource pack introducing creative, contemporary use of morris dance in the school curriculum"

My Own Sweet Native Vale -A folk song arrangement in three parts

Santiana -A shanty in 3-parts for choir and piano

Sea Songs and Shanties for Tall Ships -A Maritime Folk Song Resource for Greenwich

Sea Songs and Shanties Pack -A resource pack for Key Stages 1 and 2

Seeds of Love -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Seven Songs of Harvest - A pack of seven folk songs with notation for Key Stages 1 and 2

Shepherd's Hey -A popular folk tune

Shots Fired -A ong from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Singing Histories -Booklets and resources containing folk songs from around the country

Singing Histories - London -Resources for teaching folk songs from London

Six Folk Arrangements for Youth Ensembles -Six arrangements of traditional English folk tunes

Solo Ceilidh Cardio – folk dance meets hip hop -A dance routine

Songs from the James Madison Carpenter Folk Collection -A collection of folk songs

Songs of London Life: Using folk arts in inclusive settings -using folk arts in inclusive settings

Songs of May: using folk arts in inclusive settings -using folk arts in inclusive settings

Songs of Rural Life: accessibility and adaptability in SEN settings -Three folk songs with Makaton symbols and advice for their use in Special Educational Needs settings

Storytelling using folk ballads in Secondary Schools -A resource pack with storytelling exercises

Swords and Stars: Rapper Sword Dance for Primary Schools -A resource for teachers and dance artists working with primary school age pupils

The Evercreech Hornpipe -A folk tune arrangement in three parts

The Factory Operatives Call On Humanity -A folk song arranged in four parts (SATB)

The Galloping Dash -A folk tune arrangement in four parts

The Summer's Morning -A folk tune arrangement for orchestra

The Trees They're So High - A folk song arranged in three parts

The Wensley Jig -A folk tune arranged in four parts

Three Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools -A resource pack of three folk tunes (Key Stages 3 and 4)

Three Ravens -A folk song arranged in three parts

Three Ravens - A commissioned piece for choir (SATB) - Based on 'Three Ravens'

Threshing Machine: a musical interpretation of a heritage resource - Exercises and processes used with the Reading String Orchestra to create a musical machine

Time May Steal The Roses -A folk song arranged for three voices

Times Are Hard -A sea shanty arranged in three parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Tradition and Composition: Unit of Work for Cotswold Morris Dance -A unit of work for dance teachers and artists based around dance GCSE

Trio of North East Songs -A collection of folk songs for Key Stages 1 and 2

Twas in the Good Ship Rover -Sea Songs and Shanties

Two Christmas Carols -Two arranged carols

Two Folk Dance Tune Sets -A set of arranged jigs and reels

Two Folk Song Warm Ups -Two folk songs suitable for vocal warm ups

Two Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools -Two Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools

Using Folk Arts in Key Stage 1 -A cross curricular resource pack

Using Folk Music to Enhance Inclusive Learning -A resource pack for teaching folk music in inclusive environments

Using Folk Song and Dance in Primary Schools -A resource pack of traditional songs for use in Primary schools

Using Folk Song in Secondary Schools -A resource pack for teaching folk song to key stage 3

Vocal Warm Ups -Ideas for vocal warm ups

What is English Country Dancing -A quick introduction to traditional social folk dancing

Winlaton Calling On Song -Two folk song arrangements for wind band and orchestra

Working By Ear -A resource pack giving ideas for working by ear

Youth Ceilidh Dancing -A short film about the joys of social folk dancing for young people